French artist Valentin creates miniature worlds inside of crisply drawn geometric shapes. He uses a fine-nib pen, compass, and ruler to sketch diamonds, triangles, and circles which he then fills with imaginary destinations made up of delicate details. From sunrises over mountain ranges to calm seas illuminated by starry skies, his work captures the essence of a place in time.
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French-American artist Pascal Campion spreads joy through his enchanting illustrations of little moments.
Immersive Installation Suspends a Field of Grass From the Ceiling to Contemplate the Nature of Goodbyes
At the end of a party, there's often the question of how to best leave without making a fuss. Departing without saying goodbye is known as making a “French exit”—something Lithuania-based artist Tadao Cern relates to as a self-proclaimed introvert. “I cannot bear the attention that you get once you say that you have to go,” he tells My Modern Met.
There are many reasons why watercolor paint is one of the most popular and beloved mediums.
Spanish stylist Alexis Ferrer merges botanical patterns with unique coiffures in his stunning series titled La Favorite.
Stepping into the creative world of artist Hanaco Hanasakura is like stepping into an everlasting spring. The Japanese wedding dress designer creates exquisite mixed-media fashion illustrations using an array of colorful flower petals and leaves. From ballgowns made of scarlet roses to blossoming mini skirts, each figure is dressed for the runway. The simple composition of Hanasakura's illustrations allows the viewer to fully appreciate the beauty of each flower petal.
Belgian artist Thomas Lerooy combines two age-old mediums—bronze and glass—in his exciting conceptual sculptures.
In the past year, many of us have discovered a newfound appreciation for the home.
Recreating a scene from a show or film with paper may seem like an impossible task, but artist Ben Charman proves it can be done to great effect. The London-based crafter discovered paper art in 2019 and has been building enchanting light boxes ever since. He finds inspiration for his creations in popular culture—taking inspiration from the likes of Avatar: The Last Airbender, Star Wars, Pokémon, and Stranger Things.
Every art student knows that working with charcoal can be messy.
Many talented artists gravitate towards makeup for its power to temporarily transform the body into incredible illusions.